Journal of Society of Indian Physiotherapists


Journal of Society of Indian Physiotherapists is a Physiotherapy journal.  It is a peer reviewed, open access journal.

Journal of Society of Indian Physiotherapists is a Physiotherapy journal.  It is a peer reviewed, open access journal.  (ISSN print 2456 7787)

Aims of JSIP

JSIP publishes articles of high quality, original research focused on clinical and research topics related to all specialities of medical science and topics which would have an association with physiotherapeutic methods and interventions. 

  • It provides a platform for physiotherapists and healthcare professionals to present their research, debate and discuss through a moderated comments by members of the editorial boards or subject experts.
  • For the research to reach the widest possible audience, the journal will be open access to all contents. The aim is to encourage and provide relevant research to students, clinicians, academicians and researchers.

Scope of JSIP

It welcome studies in health services research, health economics, physiotherapy education and any other field that directly addresses patient outcomes or the practice and delivery of physiotherapy methods.  The research designs include qualitative research, quantitative research, mixed methods, review studies, case studies and case series, surveys, discussion papers and letters to the editor.

Our aim is to provide a home for all properly conducted physiotherapy research to be fully reported, after a rigorous and double blind peer review process. Publishing procedures will eventually be continuous, publishing research online as soon as the article is ready. Print publishing will be available to subscribed members.  Authors may be asked to pay article-publishing charges on acceptance; the ability to pay does not influence editorial decisions.


To be accepted for publication in the JSIP, submitted articles must conform to the research traditions and guidelines of relevant sections.

  • PRISMA (for reporting systematic reviews)
  • CONSORT Statement (for reporting of RCTs)
  • COREQ (for reporting qualitative research)
  • STARD (for reporting diagnostic accuracy studies)
  • STROBE (for reporting observational studies in epidemiology)
  • MOOSE (for reporting of meta-analyses of observational studies)
  • CHEERS (for reporting of health economic evaluations)
  • SPIRIT (for reporting protocols for RCTs)

In general any submission must meet the following minimum criteria –

  • Present results of an original research or review.
  • The manuscript should not be under consideration for publication elsewhere.
  • Research methodology should be robust and adequately described.
  • All primary research should have evidence of having obtained approval from ethics committee or review board. If such is not available, please contact the Editor to discuss the study before submission.
  • The article should be written in academic English and be free from grammatical errors. If the authors’ first language is not English, they should consider getting support in writing, presentation and proof reading of the manuscripts from professional resources.